Chair of UN sanctions committee urges compliance with Somalia arms embargo

The Chairman of the Security Council sanctions committee on Somalia today urged all Member States and international organizations and entities to adhere to the arms embargo against the country.

Security Council reaffirms need for Liberia to comply with sanctions

The United Nations Security Council today reaffirmed the need for Liberian authorities to comply with its demands that Monrovia stop supporting rebels in Sierra Leone.

Expert panel says UN Security Council should extend arms embargo against Liberia

An independent panel dealing with Liberia sanctions has recommended that the Security Council extend the arms embargo and rough diamond sanctions on the country.

Annan names four experts to UNITA sanctions monitoring body

Secretary-General Kofi Annan has appointed four experts to the United Nations Security Council body monitoring the sanctions against the Angolan rebel group UNITA.

Ongoing review of sanctions needed, Security Council told

Concluding a two-day discussion of efforts to improve the implementation and monitoring of sanctions, the Security Council today heard wide support for an ongoing review process for such measures.

Need for better monitoring stressed as Security Council discusses sanctions

The need for better monitoring of sanctions implementation was stressed today as the Security Council met in an open session to hear reports on processes and planned initiatives relating to targeted measures put in place by the 15-member body.

Angola: Security Council extends mandate of UN sanctions monitoring body

The United Nations Security Council today extended the mandate of the UN committee monitoring sanctions imposed in 1993, 1997 and 1998 against forces of the UNITA rebel organization in Angola.

Security Council debates proposed measures to monitor sanctions against Taliban

Members of the Security Council today held a day-long open debate on a proposal to establish a new United Nations monitoring mechanism aimed at strengthening the international arms embargo against the Taliban and keeping track of terrorist training camps in Afghanistan.